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Switching of WLAN AP channel using iw does not work

Reproduce: start a hwsim wlan AP, let it either automatically choose a channel (i.e. don't set a channel in hostapd.conf) or set one in the conf file. Let's assume we have wlan0 and the channel is 2 (...
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wlan0 stays down

whenever I try to connect to connect to wlan0 it says it is down but whenever I try to put it up by using the command ifconfig wlan0 up then I try ip addressbut it still doesn't come up ip ...
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Unable to turn on Wake on LAN (WoLAN / WoWLAN) using ethtool

sudo ethtool <devicename> Settings for <devicename>: Link detected: yes No details regarding Supports Wake-on show up.
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Preferring cable over WLAN connections from the other end

Imagine a home network with an internet router that assigns DHCP addresses to all the connected machines. It has a dynamic DNS server that learns the hostnames of attached machines from their DHCP ...
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Connecting to wifi wlan0 via script

I am writing a simple script for myself to automatically install Arch-linux. The below command fails for me: printf "$WIFIPASSPHRASE\n" | iwctl station wlan0 connect $WIFINETWORK The ...
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Wireless 11ac usb adapter driver installation error

I decide to buy Wireless 11AC USB adapter and download drivers,, after install I check by ip link or ifconfig and I didn't see wlan connection. When I tried download another drivers to install I got ...
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how to re-create virtual box bridge interface for wlan in linux

I want to have a virtual interface connected to the wlan interface which is acting as a bridge by having two mac address and ip address on the same network with the same credentials just like the one ...
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Where does wpa_supplicant get WPS-PBC-ACTIVE?

Setting up a hotspot on Ubuntu 20.04 server. The wireless card is Qualcomm Atheros AR928X. Setup with Netplan and the AP works. But I would like to disable the WPS and only keep WPA-PSK part. The ...
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wlan0 disappears after shutting down VM [closed]

Yesterday I got a tp-link TL-WN722N. I managed to set it up correctly, and it worked fine until I shut down the VM and started it up again. wlan0 had disappeared and when I tried to set the adapter up ...
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wlan0 interface disabled at startup on raspberry / debian

At boot of my Raspbian (Debian 10) I have this: $ sudo wpa_cli wpa_cli v2.8-devel Copyright (c) 2004-2019, Jouni Malinen <j@w1.fi> and contributors This software may be distributed under the ...
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Raspberry Pi Wlan Connection Crash/ Multiple networks in parallel

I have a raspberry pi 3 model b which uses LAN to connect to my router (fritz box, internet, ...) and in parallel a wlan connection to a different wlan router (a tello drone providing a wlan network). ...
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Networking - LLC XID flood between two devices on the same WLAN

I have multiple devices that working with this system: Linux Variscite imx6 Linux 4.9.88-10180-gaaecf09-dirty #2 SMP PREEMPT Wed Dec 26 14:04:36 IST 2018 armv7l armv7l armv7l GNU/Linux with WL1837 ...
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I'm using parrot os. My realtek rtw8822ce stays connected but after every 5 min. It stops working

I'm using parrot os. My realtek rtw8822ce stays connected but after every 5 min. It stops working. Reconnecting again makes the wifi work again. Firstly I had this problem. Then I installed some ...
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How can I access a Linux machine over WiFI without an internet connection?

I have a Linux machine that runs a local webserver using this terminal command: python3 -m http.server When deployed in routine operations this machine is not connected to the internet but I would ...
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Connecting two different networks through wifi routers [closed]

I am trying to connect two different networks by using the following layout: On the network 1 I have a computer/laptop with ip address 10.0.0.2/24 connected by Ethernet interface (eth0) through a ...
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Bad Internet Causes Bad Local SSH connect

I'm running into an issue that has me scratching my head a bit and can't seem to find the right information online to clear things up for me. networking has never been strongest subject, but hopefully,...
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iwlist wlan0 scan: interface doesn't support scanning

When I do iwlist wlan0 scan on my laptop, I get this error message: wlan0: interface doesn't support scanning The interface exists, and is up. My wirelss card is Intel Corporation Wireless 7260, and ...
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How to propertly permanently rename network interface in LXLE?

I have a LXLE 18.04 LTS and wlan adapter with name wlp7s0b1, which I'm not comfortable with. Recommended by all /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules is not present in my installation, although ...
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FreePBX configure wifi from command line WPA2

I have computer that only have Wifi network. There is no RJ45 socket. I have to configure Wifi using command line. My Wifi: Authentication : WPA2-Personal Cipher : CCMP ...
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installation of wifi in debian

~$ lspci -nn 00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family DRAM Controller [8086:0104] (rev 09) 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation 2nd ...
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Which rtl8821ae driver Linux Mint uses and how to apply it to any other distro?

I have a rtl8821ae-based 5GHz WiFi card on my desktop PC (It is pci-e TP-Link Archer T4E) I would like to install and use Linux to this desktop. I try different popular distros (Ubuntu, Fedora, ...
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drivers issue for Realtek RTL8723DE wlan on debian 10 with kernel 5.10

I have recently installed Debian 10.9 with KDE. And tried to use WiFi and learned that my wlan is unclaimed by doing this: neevan@nebian:~$ sudo lshw -C network *-network ...
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Unable to connect to wlan0 (Kali)

I am running Kali Linux, and I was unable to connect to Wi-Fi.  I was searching on the Internet for half an hour.  I tried a lot of things.  Finally, I had installed Wi-Fi driver compat-wireless. I ...
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proxy in kali linux

Proxy server In computer networking, a proxy server is a server application or appliance that acts as an intermediary for requests from clients seeking resources from servers that provide those ...
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How can I select the network interface for installing a program in linux?

I need to install remotely Omxplayer on a Raspberry Pi. RPi is connected by a LTE modem through PPP0 interface. My RPI is placed another country and I connect to Raspberry through my VPN using SSH. My ...
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Airdump-ng wlan0mon and does not show any network

on my host pc there is showing some wlan networks with my wlan adapter tp-link AC1300. But in kali (my virtual machine) there are no networks at all. And yes it is in monitor mode and also detected. ...
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Lost wifi somehow. Keep getting "nl80211 not found"

I have one of these little boards called a C.H.I.P. by a company called Next Thing. They went bankrupt. It's kind of like Raspberry Pi. It was $10, has some gpio pins, runs Linux, etc. I can reflash ...
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Trying to enable WoWLAN with rtl8192cu - is it supported?

I'm using Ubuntu and following the NetworkManager documentation to enable WoWLAN. I'm worried that my wireless card does not support it. I installed NM through snap and followed the instructions (it ...
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WLAN state UP by systemd service, but does not work after authorization as a user

I have a Debian buster. My task is to turn on Wi-Fi and connect to the access point right before authorization. For this, I want to use a systemd service. I wrote a script: /usr/sbin/ip link set wlo1 ...
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Filter non-IP traffic on STA wlan0 interface

I want to filter inbound and outbound non-IP traffic going through the wlan0 interface of a Raspberry Pi 3B+ (connected via Wi-Fi to an AP). iptables / ip6tables only seem to affect IP traffic, so ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 Model B - External RT3070 WiFi adapter - Hostapd crashing

I'm attempting to use my Raspberry Pi 4 Model B with one of these ModMyPi Ralink RT3070-based-chipset usb wireless adapters as an AP via hostapd. The issue I'm facing is as follows: Start hostapd AP ...
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Configuring BCM4360 (MacBook Air) on FreeBSD to connect to WiFi

I just installed FreeBSD 12.1 RELEASE on my MacBook Air 13-inch Early 2015, and one of the notable problems is the lack of WiFi due to the bwn kernel module not being loaded. I loaded it and told the /...
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The WLAN reception is worse with Linux than with Windows. How can this be?

I'm using Windows and Linux (fedora 31) simultaneously on my computer (dual boot). I have noticed that the WLAN-reception is much worse with Linux than with Windows, even though the computer is in the ...
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How to automatically add route when connecting to a wireless lan?

I have a Beaglebone Black device that uses Debian 9.9 Linux (without UI, I am using terminal for this). (latest image for Beaglebone Black https://beagleboard.org/latest-images) I enabled and ...
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wlan0 and wlan1 are disconnected - Can I change the status of ''disconnected'' to ''connected''

Recently, on my Kali Linux VM, I installed Compat Wireless 2.6 to install a wi-fi driver. With the command iwconfig, I can see wlan0 and wlan1. The problem is they are disconnected. I can't see the ...
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rtl8812bu driver: can only access non encryped ssid's

I installed rtl88x2BU on a new installation of MINT 19.3 (kernel 5.3.0.40), source: github cilynx/rtl88x2BU_WiFi_linux_v5.3.1_27678.20180430_COEX20180427-5959, using the README.md instuctions for DKMS ...
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Cannon Point-LP CNVi [Wireless-AC] : I can't access wifi on my debian

I use debian 10. My wlan driver doesn't show up in ifconfig and I can't establish wireless connection in any way. It looks like my wifi card and necessary drivers are in place. sudo ifconfig enp1s0: ...
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How do I create a network bridge between WLAN and Ethernet on FreeBSD?

I have a nice not-too-old laptop and I'm running FreeBSD 12.1 Stable on it. I want to share my internet connection from my Wireless card to whatever I connect to the Ethernet slot on this computer. ...
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Simultaneous WiFi connections

I've been trying to configure my PI to connect to two networks at the same time with inconsistent results. I am using both the built in adapter and a USB adapter. The USB adapter reports as a Edimax ...
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Why is my /etc/resolv.conf not correctly populating?

I am wondering what causes this to happen. I am using a WiFi connection (wlan0) in my /etc/network/interfaces file. With the settings below I can successfully ping 8.8.8.8 but I am unable to use "apt-...
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How to enable WoW/WoWLAN

What do you enable/disable Wireless Wake On LAN/Wake on Wifi/Wake on Wireless LAN so that a magic packet can wake the server/PC up?
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Unable to find mlan0 wireless connection

This is happening on an Owasys microcontroller running Debian 9, yesterday I managed to get Wi-Fi turned on but today it does work and connection is not listed. lsmod returns a list of devices which ...
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Use Alfa AWUS1900 WLAN device in monitor mode on Kali Linux

I bought an Alfa AWUS1900 WLAN device for education purpose with Aircrack, because it has Linux support and some posts/reviews confirms that. Sadly I can't get the driver working in monitor mode, ...
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WLAN that worked with Ubuntu doesn't with Centos 7

I've got a Dell Inspiron 1545 with a Dell Wireless 1387 WLAN. The WLAN worked fine with Ubuntu but is not recognized with Centos 7. I've already tried installing the Network Manager package. Seems ...
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iwconfig: wlan0 no wireless extensions

I've some problems with the wlan0 interface on an embedded linux distro (compiled with yocto). The problem is that when I use the command: iwconfig the wlan0 results with no wireless extensions. ...
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Accessing the output of the Network Interface Card

I am working on a project in which I need to interface directly with the WLAN Network Interface card, i.e., using the drivers of course. It is lot like wireshark. Also, I want to send some custom ...
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Bash Script that changes WLAN channel and set monitor mode

I ran into a bit of a weird problem (or at least in my opinion it is). When I execute the following command: sudo iwconfig wlx00c0ca959fe2 mode monitor channel 1 Everything is fine, WLAN adapter is ...
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RT5370 link is not ready

I am trying to add an RT5370 dongle (RA-WN110606C) to my Raspi CM3+. Unfortunately, I'm unable to make it work. I can see the WLAN appear when I execute ifconfig : wlan0: flags=4099<UP,BROADCAST,...
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Denied association (code=12) when connecting to 5GHz WLAN

I'm using the Archer T2U as a WLAN adapter on my Debian machine and I cannot connect to my 5GHz home network. I can connect to my 2.4GHz network without any problems. lsusb: Bus 002 Device 002: ID ...
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WLAN slow when lid is closed

On multiple occurences, long downloads that were meant to run over night didn't do so properly. What these cases had in common was that the lid of my laptop was closed. I just tested it like this: ...